CMU-Africa Alumni Association

The Carnegie Mellon University Africa Alumni Association provides the alumni community with a variety of ways to connect and reconnect with each other, current students, and the university. As alumni, you are members of the CMU-Africa family. Please stay in touch and stay involved. You are integral to our success.

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The CMU-Africa Alumni Association is committed to fostering a strong and supportive community among our graduates. Our goals include:

  • Facilitating networking: Connect with fellow alumni across various industries and regions to foster professional relationships and opportunities
  • Continuous learning: Provide opportunities for ongoing learning, skill enhancement, and professional growth
  • Community engagement: Engage in initiatives that give back to our alumni, support current students, and contribute to the broader African tech ecosystem
  • Social connections: Organize social events and gatherings to maintain connections, share experiences, and celebrate achievements

We encourage you to stay connected and engaged with us! Together, we can make a positive impact.

Alumni resources

Your connection to CMU-Africa does not end at graduation. Carnegie Mellon is here to support you through every stage of your professional life. You have access to an array of resources, services, discounts, career tools including an online Alumni Community, lifetime email, and more. 

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Programs and events

Virtual and in-person events are held throughout the year for our alumni.

Volunteer opportunities

There is a sense of fulfilment that comes with knowing you’ve helped others. Behind many CMU-Africa initiatives are dedicated alumni who generously commit their time and energy to ensure our campus and community continues to thrive.

Here are a few ways you can make an impact:

  • Mentor a student or fellow alumni
  • Help organize career enhancement events
  • Become a Special Events Ambassador, reconnecting alumni for memorable experiences
  • Inspire and inform current CMU-Africa students by sharing your journey to help them visualize their career path.
  • Serve as a Social Media Ambassador and promote our activities
  • Get engaged with the CMU-Africa Alumni Association and the CMU-Africa alumni engagement office to drive programming for fellow graduates

If you are interested in getting involved, we would love to hear from you. Please email us to share your interests. Your contribution makes a real difference. Thank you!

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